I’m still plugging away at my 2022 blogging challenge. Each day I am discovering new ways that my life is blessed. Despite all the tragedy and drama in the world, I am discovering I have so much to be thankful for in my life. The trick is to find those blessings in the mundane. I start my day searching for moments of appreciation in my life. The events or things might seem small and insignificant, but they add up to a giant pile of blessings. I’ve never attempted to express gratitude as the primary subject of my writing. This post covers day 116 of my 365 days of thankfulness.
Day 116 of my 365 Days of Thankfulness
On day 116 of my 365 days of Thankfulness, I am grateful to be back in our normal routine. We always have fun when family visits and during holiday celebrations. The one big drawback occurs when we get out of our routine. Things get hectic whenever that happens. Routines exist for a reason. They become a way to segment time. A person can more easily predict what will happen next during the day. Don’t get me wrong; I am in favor of spontaneity. A problem exists when routines become a ritual. Then life can become boring. Still, I enjoy our daily routine, and I am happy to get back into the swing of things.
This old lady speaks…
This old lady’s opinion is thanksgiving is a matter of choice. Even in the darkness, we can choose to seek the light. My blessings may not be the same as yours because I’m old. I bet if you dig deep, you can come up with something to be thankful for today. Part of the problem with modern life is we neglect to see the small things that make up our common human experience. Thankfulness is an adventure we can all enjoy together. Would you please leave a comment and share with me some of the things you are thankful for today.
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Molly Shea is an accomplished fictional short story writer from Indiana who writes short stories and novels about a fictional town called Tecumseh. To read more of her short stories and adventures, click here.
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